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Definition of "dovetailing" [dovetailing]

  • Present participle of dovetail. (verb)
  • The situation in which things are dovetailed. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dovetailing" in a sentence
  • "With respect to axiomatics, the logics obtained by fibring (or by a variant of fibring called dovetailing) can, in some cases, be axiomatized by the union of the (schema) axioms of the given logics."
  • "Q Mike, kind of dovetailing off of Stewart's question, now that the transition team is formed, what's the thinking going on in terms of vetting so he can avoid some of the bumps in the road you had in the first go-around?"
  • "It is unnecessary to say that "dovetailing" is the process of mutually accommodating each other's legs followed by stage-coach and onmibus passengers; but the term-certainly the first time I had ever heard it used in that sense -- shocked and alarmed the modesty of the worthy Mrs. Peck of Illinoy."